The 5th meeting of the Islander Math Circles, Spring 2015
Facilitator: Aubrey Rhoden and Kim Moore
Agenda: Stochasticity and Coin Flipping
Let’s Do an Experiment!
A Close Look at the Results

What is the largest number of heads you had in a row?

What is the largest number of tails you had in a row?
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Exploring Probabilities
Exploring Coin Flipping

What is the probability of getting 2 heads in a row?

What is the probability of getting 3 heads in a row?

What is the probability of getting 4 heads in a row?

What is the probability of getting a string of 7 heads or 7 tails if you flip a coin 100 times?
Pascal’s Triangle and Coin Flipping
More Patterns in Pascal’s Triangle
Fibonacci nstep Number Sequences
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